Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

Employment

District Attorneys and Solicitors-General recruit and select professional personnel for their respective judicial circuits and counties. Vacancy announcements are posted as a service to these elected chief prosecutors. Please follow the reply instructions included in each announcement.

Other employment announcements from the prosecution community are also posted on a regular basis.

The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additionally, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify, and uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2008. [Federally-Issued User ID #: 144282, Date of Authorization: August 12, 2008]

Please contact Human Resources Director Chantalia Cooper to add or remove an announcement.

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County) is currently accepting resumes for a county-paid investigator. Salary range is from $39,987 to $42,587. Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement, investigative experience. Applicant must demonstrate efficiency with technology skills, be a team player, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Applicant must also demonstrate efficiency with a firearm and must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

We desire to begin interviews immediately but the position will not begin until December 1, 2014. Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to dkelley@cherokeega.com or by mail/fax to:

Dwight Kelley
Chief Investigator
90 North Street, Suite 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County) is currently accepting resumes for a county-paid investigator for the white collar/elder abuse unit. Salary range is from $39,987 to $42,587. Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement investigative experience. Experience investigating white collar crime is required. Applicant must demonstrate technology skills, be detail-oriented, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Applicant must also demonstrate efficiency with a firearm and must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

We desire to begin interviews immediately but the position will not begin until December 1, 2014. Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to dkelley@cherokeega.com or by mail/fax to:

Dwight Kelley
Chief Investigator
90 North Street, Suite 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorneyr
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County), is seeking applications for a state-paid assistant district attorney. We are seeking an applicant with a strong background in working with victims of abuse and with experience supervising, training and/or mentoring other prosecutors. Minimum requirements include five years of felony prosecutorial experience in Georgia and extensive felony jury trial experience. Experience handling major violent crimes is preferred. Additionally, applicants must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s training and experience. Applicant must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and will be required to pass an extensive employment background check and drug screening.

Interested persons should email a cover letter, resume and references to Rachelle Carnesale, Chief Assistant District Attorney at rcarnesale@cherokeega.com or mail/fax to:

Rachelle Carnesale
Chief Assistant District Attorney
90 North Street, Ste. 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorneyr
(10/20/14)

The Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Cherokee County), is seeking applications for a county-paid assistant district attorney for the white collar/elder abuse unit.  This prosecutor will handle all complex financial cases as well as elder abuse prosecutions. An experienced prosecutor with significant felony jury trial experience with white collar and elder abuse cases is a prerequisite. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s training and experience. Applicant must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and will be required to pass an extensive employment background check and drug screening.

We desire to begin interviews immediately but the position will not begin until December 1, 2014. Interested persons should email a cover letter, resume and references to Rachelle Carnesale, Chief Assistant District Attorney at rcarnesale@cherokeega.com or mail/fax to:

Rachelle Carnesale
Chief Assistant District Attorney
90 North Street, Ste. 390
Canton, Georgia 30114
(770) 479-3105

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Alcovy Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorney
(10/14/14)

The Alcovy Judicial Circuit is currently accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position for its Special Victims Unit. The Special Victims Unit prosecutes crimes involving victims who are children, victims of sexual assault, and elder abuse. Those interested in applying for this position may email a cover letter and resume to Christine MacDonald at cmacdonald@pacga.org.

Eastern Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorney
(10/8/14)

The Office of the District Attorney, Eastern Judicial Circuit (Savannah), is seeking applications for a county paid assistant district attorney for our Major Crimes Division (MCD). MCD is comprised of two Superior Court Judges and nine Assistant DA's. MCD handles all Serious Violent Felonies (17-10-6.1) and other complex prosecutions. Caseloads are purposefully very small to allow more attention to complex prosecutions. An experienced felony prosecutor is sought for this position with significant felony jury trial experience. Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s training and experience. We desire to begin interviews immediately. Membership in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, employment background check and drug screening are required.

Please e-mail your cover page and resume to:

Greg McConnell, Chief Assistant District Attorney
gmmcconnell@chathamcounty.org

Atlanta Judicial Circuit
Senior Assistant District Attorney, Appellate Division
(10/3/14)

The Office of the Fulton County District Attorney is seeking an experienced appellate attorney to serve as a Senior Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Appellate Division. Excellent writing and research skills are required. Experience in preparing appeals and arguing before appellate courts preferred. Prior experience with death penalty matters a plus.

Essential Duties:

  • Conducting Legal Research;
  • Preparing and arguing Motions for New Trial;
  • Preparing and arguing Constitutional challenges to indictments;
  • Preparing and writing appellate briefs;
  • Conducting oral argument before the Georgia Appellate courts;
  • Providing research and court support for the trial attorneys.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills required;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Excellent legal research skills;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Lexis-Nexis;
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others.

Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school
  • Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia.
  • Experience working in a law firm or government legal office, including at least three (3) years experience in writing appellate briefs and arguing before appellate courts.

Salary: $71,416.00 – $84,000.00 (Salary commensurate with experience)

Please email your resume and a writing sample to:

Tawanna Conley
Office Manager
Tawanna.Conley@fultoncountyga.gov

Augusta Richmond County Solicitor-General's Office
Assistant Solicitor-General
(9/26/14)

The Augusta Richmond County Solicitor’s Office is seeking applicants for an Assistant Solicitor General. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the investigation and preparation of cases for trial, representing the State in all stages of court proceedings and performing additional tasks relating to the function of the department as assigned by the Solicitor-General.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represents the State in the prosecution of misdemeanor cases with direct litigation responsibilities.
  • Reviews files for prosecution and will represent the State throughout arraignment, trial and sentencing phases.
  • Manages a high volume caseload through case preparation and time management skills.
  • Presents cases for sentencing in State Court.
  • Reviews criminal histories, interviews witnesses and targets specific victim concerns and/or restitution.
  • Conducts special hearings.
  • Serves as resource for subordinate personnel.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Juris Doctorate required. Must be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar.
  • Experience: One or more years in similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities. Internship, third year practice in law, law journal and/or participation in Moot Court will be considered towards experience. Two to three years experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of state laws, court proceedings, rules of evidence, policies, procedures and activities of the Solicitor General’s Office as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Assistant Solicitor General.
  • Familiarity with local government and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in dealing with the public.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

Other:

  • May supervise designated subordinate personnel.

Salary Is Commensurate With Experience. Position Open Until Filled.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Fasha Lewis
Chief Assistant Solicitor-General
flewis@augustaga.gov

Coweta Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(9/17/14)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Troup County location) is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. Limited night-time and weekend work; Troup County funded with State of Georgia benefits. Salary based on experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement investigative experience. Applicant must possess above average technology skills, be a detail-oriented team player, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Must possess/maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License and be able to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to ltipton@pacga.org, or by mail/fax to:

Linda Tipton, Operations Manager
District Attorney’s Office
P.O. Box 2564
Newnan, Georgia 30264
(770) 683-0216 - Fax

No phone calls, please.

DeKalb County Solicitor-General's Office
Supervising Attorney, Special Victims Unit
(9/4/14)

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office seeks a supervising attorney for its Special Victims Unit. The Special Victims Unit prosecutes misdemeanor cases involving high-risk intimate partner violence, elder abuse, victims who are children, animal cruelty and vehicular homicides. Minimum requirements include: five years of prosecutorial experience in Georgia and extensive jury trial experience, to include a minimum of 20 jury trials as first chair. A successful applicant will have a strong background in working with victims of abuse and demonstrated experience with supervising, training and/or mentoring other prosecutors. Additionally, applicants must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. This is a full-time position with benefits to begin in October, 2014.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume by September 12, 2014 to:

Ms. Sonja Brown
Deputy Chief Assistant Solicitor-General
snbrown@dekalbcountyga.gov

Forsyth County Solicitor-General's Office
Investigator
(7/28/14)

The Forsyth County Solicitor-General’s Office is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. The applicant must meet the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; current P.O.S.T. certified as a Peace Officer (must provide POST Basic Law Enforcement Certification Number (PBLE #); three years law enforcement investigative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain firearms qualification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

Loraine Carder
Office Manager
lhcarder@forsythco.com

Georgia Department of Law
(1/16/14)

Assistant Attorney General, Torts Section
http://law.ga.gov/assistant-attorney-general-torts

Duties & Responsibilities

Position works on tort cases involving the defense of state agencies in state court throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience

Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years litigation and/or tort related experience.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Attn: WK Brown
Director of Human Resources
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Griffin Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorney
(8/29/13)

The Griffin Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney position. Position will be a county-paid position handling primarily felonies. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary based on experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Hon. Scott Ballard, District Attorney by email at sballard@fayettecountyga.gov.